By Maila Ager
, Nestor Corrales
Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said there was no intelligence report of any destabilization plot against the Aquino administration, saying the military’s morale now is “high.”
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Six layers of barriers, including phalanxes of anti-riot policemen, along the Fairview-bound side of Commonwealth Avenue confined State of the Nation Address (SONA) protesters in front of the Ever Gotesco Mall.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
In preparation for President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address on Monday, and the annual march by protesters toward the Batasan complex, a stretch of the Commonwealth Avenue northbound road will be closed to traffic for 15 hours on Monday (July 28).
By Julie M. Aurelio
Government troops did not violate a ceasefire with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Mindanao as a top official said the recent movements in two Maguindanao towns were meant as a preemptive move against possible attacks from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Sunday reiterated that rallyists should be allowed to protest in front of the Batasang Pambansa Complex during President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.